Grey's Anatomy

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Grey's Anatomy is an American television series. It is a story about surgeons in Seattle Grace-Mercy West Hospital (previously Seattle Grace Hospital).[1] It was created by Shonda Rhimes. It has been on ABC since March 2005.[2]

Shonda Rhimes in 2008

About the series[change | change source]

This successful television series is about hardworking doctors at a Seattle hospital, who work to heal many patients. They practice surgeries, and every case has its difficulties and problems. Through this hectic life, they develop friendships and even sometimes love.

Grey’s Anatomy was created by Shonda Rhimes. The American show has mainly been filmed in Los Angeles, California and has been presented by the popular television producer ABC (American Broadcasting Company). This series has had much success, including 11 seasons. It started on March 27th, 2005. The TV show won a Golden Globe Award in 2007 for the best dramatic TV series and it also has been awarded two nominations at the Emmy Awards for the same reason. This dramatic medical comedy has been produced in many languages and many countries, like Belgium, France and Switzerland.

Grey’s Anatomy got its name from a textbook by Henry Gray, written in 1858, which reached its 40th edition in 2008. The title of the text is Anatomy of the Human Body and it contains many surgical applications and is considered a medicinal classic of the human anatomy.

Cast[change | change source]

Actor Role Functions Starring Image
starring Ellen Pompeo Meredith Grey Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and is currently head of general surgery Season 1 - present Ellen Pompeo LF.JPG
Sandra Oh Christina Yang Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and finished as a heart surgeon Season 1 - 10 Sandra Oh 2011.jpg
Katherine Heigl Isobel "Izzie" Stevens Started as a surgical intern and finished as a third-year surgical resident Season 1 - 6 Katherine Heigl at 27 Dresses Premiere 17.jpg
Justin Chambers Alex Karev Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and is currently a pediatric surgeon Season 1 - present JustinChambersMay09.jpg
T.R. Knight George O'Malley Started as a surgical intern and finished as a third-year surgeon resident Season 1 - 5 TR Knight cropped.jpg
Chandra Wilson Miranda Bailey Started as a surgical resident and is now chief of surgery Season 1 - present
James Pickens, Jr. Richard Webber Began as Chief of Surgery and is now a general surgeon Season 1 - present
Kate Walsh Addison Montgomery She is an obstetrics surgeon Season 2 - 3 Kate Walsh 2011 crop.jpg
Sara Ramirez Callie Torres Started as a surgical resident and is now head of orthopedic surgery Season 2 - present Sara Ramírez3.jpg
Eric Dane Mark Sloan He was a plastic surgeon Season 2 - 8 Eric Dane - White House Correspondents' Association Dinner - cropped.jpg
Chyler Leigh Lexie Grey She was a surgical intern Season 4 - 8 Chyler Leigh.jpg
Kevin McKidd Owen Hunt Started as a trauma surgeon and is currently head of trauma surgery Season 5 - present
Jessica Capshaw Arizona Robbins Started as a pediatric surgeon and is currently head of pediatric and obstetrics surgery Season 5 - present
Kim Raver Teddy Altman She was head of cardiothoracic surgery Season 6 - 8 Kim Raver.jpg
Jesse Williams Jackson Avery Started as a surgical resident and is now a plastic surgeon Season 6 - present
Sarah Drew April Kepner Started as a surgical resident and is now a trauma surgeon Season 6 - present
Brooke Smith Erica Hahn She is a cardiac surgeon Season 3 - 5
Isaiah Washington Preston Burke He is a cardiac surgeon Season 1 - 3 Isaiah Washington.JPG
with Patrick Dempsey Derek Shepperd He is head of neurosurgery Season 1 - 11 Patrick Dempsey cropped.jpg

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